26 min

Ep. 3 A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN BOOKSTORE with Gretchen Treu BIBLIO HAPPY HOUR

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In today's episode we had a sit down with Gretchen Treu, one of the owners at A Room of One's Own Bookstore located in Madison, Wisconsin.Gretchen shared details about her bookstore, and the town of Madison.We learned more about the history of A Room of One's Own, how Gretchen got involved, and how it was, and still is, a beacon of light for members of the LGBTQ community.We also talked about the different changes in the book industry she has seen over the years. Gretchen really dived into diversity and the importance of own voices in literature today - both as a mirror and a window. We also highlighted the significance, and importance for children reading today.She also shared her biggest challenge, and what she loves most about being an independent bookstore owner. We also talked about current reads, her favorite go-to-genre and we even got book recommendations.Gretchen even offers up some advice to individuals who are considering opening an independent bookstore in their town!Thank you so much Gretchen for coming on the show!Listen to the FULL EPISODE over on on our Patreon Page - https://www.patreon.com/bibliofinder CONNECT with A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN BOOKSTOREVISIT - http://bibliofinder.com/listing/a-room-of-ones-own-bookstore/CONNECTwithGRETCHENTwitter - https://twitter.com/gretchening CONNECT with BIBLIO HAPPY HOURPATREON PAGE - https://www.patreon.com/bibliofinderBIBLIOFINDER - https://bibliofinder.comBIBLIO HAPPY HOUR - https://bibliohappyhour.com

In today's episode we had a sit down with Gretchen Treu, one of the owners at A Room of One's Own Bookstore located in Madison, Wisconsin.Gretchen shared details about her bookstore, and the town of Madison.We learned more about the history of A Room of One's Own, how Gretchen got involved, and how it was, and still is, a beacon of light for members of the LGBTQ community.We also talked about the different changes in the book industry she has seen over the years. Gretchen really dived into diversity and the importance of own voices in literature today - both as a mirror and a window. We also highlighted the significance, and importance for children reading today.She also shared her biggest challenge, and what she loves most about being an independent bookstore owner. We also talked about current reads, her favorite go-to-genre and we even got book recommendations.Gretchen even offers up some advice to individuals who are considering opening an independent bookstore in their town!Thank you so much Gretchen for coming on the show!Listen to the FULL EPISODE over on on our Patreon Page - https://www.patreon.com/bibliofinder CONNECT with A ROOM OF ONE'S OWN BOOKSTOREVISIT - http://bibliofinder.com/listing/a-room-of-ones-own-bookstore/CONNECTwithGRETCHENTwitter - https://twitter.com/gretchening CONNECT with BIBLIO HAPPY HOURPATREON PAGE - https://www.patreon.com/bibliofinderBIBLIOFINDER - https://bibliofinder.comBIBLIO HAPPY HOUR - https://bibliohappyhour.com

26 min